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Living Cities is a collaborative of 19 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions working to close racial income and wealth gaps in American cities.
We use our vast network to connect with leaders across the public, private and philanthropic sectors to embed anti-racist policies and practices in institutions. Together, we work to tackle the root causes of systemic inequity in U.S. cities and undo the legacy of racism in our communities.
After three decades of both place-based and people-based work, we believe that all people in U.S. cities can be economically secure; building wealth; and living abundant, dignified, and connected lives. Learn About Us
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The Closing the Gaps (CTG) Network is a ten-year initiative that brings together leaders from cities across the country who are committed to imagining what an anti-racist society might look like, and to playing an important role in building it…
Anne Evens CEO, CNT Energy
Craig Howard Director of Community and Economic Development, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Melinda Pollack Vice President, Enterprise Community Partners
Sunitha Malepati Associate, Patton Boggs LLP
John Cruz, MUP Data Management Coordinator, Rise Community Development (Rise)
Madeline Janis Co-founder and National Policy Director, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
Jim Baek Vice President, Deutsche Bank Community Development, Deutsche Bank